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Bootblacking box

Description

Blue-stained, rectangular wooden shoe box. Removable conforming lid w/ iron handle, revealing interior w/ a platform supporting a raised, foot-shaped form. 4 peg feet. Nailed, dovetailed, and peg construction.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1868-1899
Associated Building
Original to Casey Farm (Saunderstown, R.I.).
Material
metal
wood (plant material)
Object type
Clothing--Accessory
Descriptive terms
accessories
BOX, BOOTBLACKING
boxes (containers)
metal
Unidentified Metal
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
17.5 x 11 x 15.75 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1955.326AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Edward P. Casey
GUSN
25874

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